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Social Control Theory

  • By: George E. Higgins
  • In: Encyclopedia of Race and Crime
  • Edited by: Helen Taylor Greene & Shaun L. Gabbidon
  • Subject:Race, Ethnicity & Crime, Ethnic Studies

Race (i.e., the major biological divisions of humankind that are indicated by color of skin, color and texture of hair, bodily proportions, and other physical features) and ethnicity (i.e., differences among people that are based on cultural customs [e.g., ...

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